Centre for Death and Society
Devoted to the study and research of social aspects of death, dying and bereavement. Offers information on courses plus details of ongoing research. Based at the University of Bath, England.
Provides advice and resources for those seeking natural burials or at home funerals.
Offers web-based obituary service with national coverage. Site indicates pricing information, contacts, and answers to frequently asked questions.
The Darwin Awards
Posthumous awards given to those who remove themselves form the gene pool due to their own stupidity.
The Dead Letter Office
Users can write a letter and pretend as though it is the last letter they will ever write. People can also read one another's letters. Letters are archived forever in an "as is" fashion.
Death and Dying
Buddhist insight into death and dying, seeking to develop an awareness of our own mortality.
The Internet's friendly reminder that life is slipping away, second by second.
The Death Clock
Allows users to calculate their date of death based on personal factors.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation
Focuses on the legacy of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, humanitarian, physician, and hospice pioneer wrote the landmark “On Death and Dying” in 1969.
Gets 14-19 year olds thinking about their responses towards life and death issues and conflicts. It offers engaging tools in order to deal with complex philosophical ideas.
Famous Dead Database
Details the cause of death of famous dead people includes dates and profiles of these people.
Famous Dead db
A database of information on how different famous people died and when.
A collection of short stories about people and death and dying.
Maintains a register of bicycles set up as roadside memorials to cyclists killed in road accidents; includes background to the idea, and a worldwide listing.
IF I Die
Facebook application for creating a video or text message that will be published in case of death.
National Museum of Funeral History
Museum dedicated to funeral and death custom; houses America's largest collection of funeral service artifacts. Provides visitor information and a guide, with photographs, to each section of the museum.
Online home of this magazine specializing in obituaries.
Resource for people who are interested in the role of the psychopomp as a guide to the afterlife and as a support to those facing death.
Site from the International Network for Brain Death Research offering news, viewpoints, and information.
Offering a repository of morbid curiosities including articles, reviews, special collections, and forums.
With Eyes Open
PBS provides documentary resources including mourning, intensive care, and afterlife.